Originally posted on Liliendahl on Data Quality:

As reported in the post Fighting Identity Fraud with Identity Fraud and experienced with the post 255 Reasons for Data Quality Diversity I have seen several sloppy attempts of link building from SEO agencies working for data quality tool vendors.

The other day it happened again, this time on LinkedIn.

There was a comment in the Master Data Management Interest group:

DataLadder SEO

The comment is now deleted by the author and I do understand why.

I guess a SEO guy was working for Simon at DataLadder and Nathan from somewhere else at the same time and given access to their LinkedIn accounts. However he/she posted a comment to be meant being from Simon logged in as Nathan (who is not working with MDM and data quality).

So, data quality tool and service vendors: You can’t fight identity fraud with identity fraud and you can’t advocate for a single view of…

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Originally posted on Top Technology Trends:

Cloud based Business Intelligence (BI) is widespread today and is being used by many organizations globally. It is a revolutionary concept of delivering business intelligence capabilities “as service” using cloud based architecture that comes at a lower cost yet faster deployment & flexibility. Software as a Service (SaaS) BI is also being used by many small and medium sized enterprises who seek to speed up their businesses with BI and analytics tools.

According to a recent 2012 Wisdom of Crowds Cloud Business Intelligence Market Study of 859 respondents, there is a current strong investment in cloud based BI and growing interest in tapping into the cloud’s benefits; while a Gartner survey throws the fact that almost one-third of the BI platform users surveyed (27 percent, to be exact) are using or planning to use the cloud / SaaS model to expand their business intelligence capabilities in the next 12 months…

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